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South Korea cyber-attacks traced to China IP address

"We've identified that a Chinese IP is connected to the organizations affected," a spokesman for South Korea's Communications Commission told a press conference.

Policy on North Korea needs to give a higher priority to human rights abuses

Commentary: UN may soon declare mass atrocities ‘crimes against humanity.’
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North Korean soldiers applaud as they listen to a speech during an official ceremony attended by leader Kim Jong-Un at a stadium in Pyongyang on April 14, 2012. Negotiations with North Korea in recent history have focused increasingly on security issues, in lieu of human rights abuses that continue to affect people throughout Kim Jong-Un's hermit kingdom. (Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images)
The UN’s Responsibility to Protect doctrine asserts that the international community has the obligation to intervene when a given state fails to protect its population from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, or is the perpetrator of such crimes. North Korea has and continues to commit all four of these crimes against defenseless and unarmed populations.
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North Korea launches missile in East Sea

The South Korean military source said the North's missile launch appears to be in response to the joint South Korea-US Foal Eagle and Key Resolve military exercises that began on Monday.

North Korea blames US, South Korea for 'intensive' cyberattacks

SEOUL — "Internet servers operated by our republic have come under daily cyber attack(s) which are persistent and intensive," the regime-run Korean Central News Agency said.

What was Biden signaling in his pro-war comments on Iran to Israeli lobby?

Commentary: Is the vice president building his own hardline bona fides for 2016?
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US Vice President Joe Biden addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on March 4, 2013, in Washington, DC. Biden boldly confirmed the political, historical and military ties between the two countries and emphasized President Barack Obama's support for Israel, a country the president will visit later this month. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
OWL’S HEAD, MAINE — Next week will mark the 10th anniversary of the United States' invasion of Iraq, the low point of many in George W. Bush's failed presidency.
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Mysterious web outage in North Korea now over

The reason for the unusually widespread outage still isn't known, but could be a matter of routine maintenance.

North Korea threatens to 'wipe out' border island

"Once an order is issued, you should break the waists of the crazy enemies, totally cut their windpipes and thus clearly show them what a real war is like," Kim Jong Un said.

North Korea formally rejects UN sanctions

North Korea formally rejected an unanimous UN Security Council resolution calling on it to end its unpopular nuclear arms program on March 9, claiming that the sanctions would instead cause the DPRK to increase its arms capacity by a "thousand times."

North and South Korea exchange threats

A North Korean general said North Korea's missile warheads could turn Washington and other allies into a "sea of fire."
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